Management Analyst

$36.44 – $46.33 Hourly
Environmental Services Building- Chambers Creek Regional Park, WA
Job Type
Career Service – Full Time
Remote Employment
Planning and Public Works (PW)
Job Number

First consideration will be given to those who apply before 9/19.

This is primarily a remote position with office responsibilities located in the Environmental Services Building.

Position Summary

Why It’s a Great Opportunity:
With work as diverse as the county it represents, Management Analysts for Pierce County’s Sustainable Resources team oversee many aspects of its commitment to the environment. Never monotonous, this position focuses on assisting Sustainability, Solid Waste, and Environmental Education, and has a deep involvement in the budgeting, planning, and support of these programs with precise data.  You will touch on all aspects of the county’s Planning and Public Works efforts and gain knowledge of the people and teams doing so.
Why It’s a Great Department: 
Planning and Public Works (PPW) is a diverse and fast-moving department filled with motivated professionals working to ensure Pierce County is positioned to handle growth while building, operating, and maintaining reliable infrastructure to support livable communities. PPW is responsible for a broad and complex portfolio of services that provides unique opportunities to collaborate, innovate, and inspire. We are responsible for the county road and levee systems, sewer systems, airports, ferries, building permits, environmental review, sustainability, community planning, and code enforcement – just to name a few!
How to be Successful in the Role: 
Pierce County is looking for candidates with analysis management abilities in budgeting, planning, and data; as well as familiarity with solid waste and sustainability. Tracking performance, processes, and total database management as well as supporting HR and various programs for the team will be daily functions. Effective communication of analysis to the team as well as being able to function well as an individual will be key. You will be a key player in the implementation of the Sustainability 2030 and the new Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Plans.
Your Future in this Role: 
Environmental education, sustainability, and solid waste are the core focus of the group, and this primarily remote position will be in support of that through Data analysis, tracking performance measures, budgeting, and hiring support.  
Core Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct complex management studies, audits and analyses of current and proposed operations and programs.
  • Research and analyze department/division operations and activities including special projects and studies and associated budgets. Identify proposed plan and carry out analytic projects.
  • Produce complex spreadsheets, models, forecasts and cost calculations and develop and prepare written reports regarding research, findings, and recommendations. Prepare materials for presentations.
  • Advise management and staff regarding complex, multi-dimensional issues impacting diverse programs and policies while formulating and implementing strategic plans, initiatives, departmental policies, goals, objectives, and performance standards.
A classification description with a more detailed list of essential function can be found here.



Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, accounting, or a closely related field and two
years of performing business operation analysis, research, and studies, OR any equivalent combination
of experience and education is required.
Licenses or Certifications
A valid Washington State driver’s license may be required when travel is required of the position.
Preferred Candidates will have broad environmental issue knowledge.

Supplemental Information

To be considered for this opportunity please:

  • Complete and submit an online Pierce County Employment Application by selecting “APPLY” above or go to:
  • If you do not have internet access, you may visit your local public library or any WorkSource location and use their computers.
  • Individuals needing accommodation in the application, testing process or need this job announcement in an alternative format may call Human Resources at (253) 798-7480, at least two days prior to the need.
This is a competitive selection process. Your application form will be reviewed and evaluated for the quality and quantity of education/experience in the areas listed. Applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the County’s needs will be eligible for further consideration. Notification of application status normally occurs 2 to 3 weeks after the closing date. Short notice may be given to applicants to participate in further selection processes which may include written, oral and performance examinations, and final interviews. 

At Pierce County, diversity, equity, and inclusion means commitment, not a single step. We strive to foster an inclusive environment that supports equitable access to opportunities throughout your career. We want to recruit, develop, and maintain a talented workforce from various backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, and perspectives, committed to our vision.  Employees of the County have local, direct, and visible impact in our diverse community. Will you join us in keeping Pierce County a great place to live, work, and raise a family?


Pierce County
Pierce County Human Resources
2401 S 35th St, Rm 121
Tacoma, Washington, 98409
(253) 798-7480
For Sheriff’s Department positions: 253-798-6250